We’re scoping out this year’s Summer Meltdown headliners like Umphrey’s McGee and Gramatik, as well as the annual Pilgrimage Music Festival, happening September 21-22 in Franklin, Tennessee with Jam Session favorites Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. We’re also peeking into the annual Petaluma Music Festival with Hot Buttered Rum and New Monsoon. The festival this year is on August 3rd and proceeds will be donated to Petaluma’s public elementary and secondary schools to provide funding for their music programs. All that, plus new music from Joss Jaffe, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Rubblebucket and more on
this week’s Jam Session.
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch